Mangaluru, June 15, 2018: Mangaluru City North MLA Dr Y Bharath Shetty on June 14, Wednesday visited the temporary market at Surathkal and interacted with the traders.
The stench emanating from the stagnated water in the fish market had become unbearable. With the rainwater entering the fish market, there is a possibility of dry fish getting spoiled, said the vendors.
Fisherwomen said as the fish selling slab is situated at an elevated platform, elderly fisherwomen finding it difficult to climb and alight from the place.
Flower vendors complained, “As the flower market is allotted in front of meat market, none are coming forward to purchase flowers for auspicious programmes especially puja. Further, rainwater flows in front of the market itself.”
The MLA promised to solve the problems faced by the merchants at the market on a priority basis. He said that he would discuss with the authorities concerned on compensation to be paid for the loss incurred by the merchants in a fire mishap triggered by an electric short circuit.
Blood donation camp
The MLA said that hard work is essential for the success in life. He was speaking after inaugurating blood donation camp organised on account of Founders Day celebration of Dr M V Shetty Memorial Trust.
Dr Shetty called upon the students to dream and realise them by working hard.
He said, there is a demand for paramedical and physiotherapy courses.
The legislator advised the students to inculcate patriotic fervour and serve society.
Earlier, speaking after accepting felicitation at a programme organised by Hindu Yuva Sene Omkara unit in Surathkal, he sought suggestions from the public on development of Mangaluru North constituency. He said he has already spoken to officials on the loss of property following heavy rain recently.